Strong Voices is an exciting organisation working with children and young people who have experienced trauma, disaster or abuse to develop the strategies to cope with everyday life. They join their voices together to make a difference for other children and young people in their communities and across the work and TOGETHER TRANSFORM their world in the UK and across the world
The idea of Jigsaw4u International, now Strong Voices was born when children and young people who had attended the grief support services and were leading workshops at a child-led conference held by Jigsaw4u UK, asked Anne Davies, then CEO, if they could support the children who had lived through the trauma and losses of the Sri Lankan tsunami on Boxing Day 2004.
In August 2005 these young people were able to fulfill their vision by travelling to Sri Lanka with Anne and a team of volunteers. Together they led workshops and groups that provided the much needed post disaster emotional support and provide strategies that put the smile back on the faces of hundreds of children, young people, parents and professionals
Jigsaw4u international was registered as a charity in August 2007 and renamed Strong Voices in March 2012.